There are plenty of wonderfully researched books available which already do a great job of that. We often find ourselves asking others, and being asked ourselves, "Out of all the hundreds of free or cheap campsites listed, which ones really stand out or shouldn't be missed?
It includes 2,300 caravan and tourist parks, all with informative colour symbols indicating what facilities are available at each park.
Camps 5 only lists caravan parks that are under $22/night, but all price ranges are included in this guide. Camping Around Australia Expect to find everything you need out of a camping guide – detailed maps locating all of the campsites, a comprehensive list of facilities and activities symbols for each campsite, descriptions of each region and major national parks, colourful photographs, practical tips to prepare for a camping trip and a comprehensive index. Australia's Best Camping takes the guesswork out of finding a great campground in a magnificent natural setting.
For anyone planning to utilise caravan parks during some or all of their trip, the Caravan Parks Australia Wide book would also be extremely useful.
It is a comprehensive, easy-to-read caravan park guide.
Both of the Camps Australia Wide 8 books shown above include the complete Hema Road Atlas, with the campsites positioned in their exact locations on the maps.
You can therefore use this book for maps, as well as for locating a suitable campsite.
Also included is a symbol for onsite cabins, and the latest Hema Road Atlas marked with caravan park locations. Now available with spiral-binding, this second edition of the practical camping guidebook includes an additional 500 campsite listings, bringing the total to 3000 campsites across every state and territory. Author Kerryn Burgess travelled the length and breadth of Australia, personally visiting hundreds of national parks, state forests, beaches and beyond to identify the most memorable settings, the widest range of activities and the most incredible Australian experiences.
Australia’s Best Camping is smart and opinionated, packed with carefully selected camping spots for families, couples and groups travelling with a tent, a caravan or a campervan.
TIP: If you are planning to invest in a copy, we would advise purchasing well in advance of your trip, if possible.